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Director NERC Compliance

Company: Origis Services
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description
Origis Services, LLC is a rapidly expanding Operations and Maintenance provider in the United States. - Our solar asset portfolio continues to increase at a near exponential rate, with a mixture of Owner developed and constructed sites and third-party sites contracted, or already under management.
The Director NERC Compliance position, reporting to the VP Technical Operations leads the coordination and administration of Origis Services' NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation) compliance efforts and implements the Company's comprehensive compliance programs for both Generator Operator (GOP) and Generator Owner (GO).
The Director NERC Compliance is a regular, full-time position, and is eligible for our generous employee benefits package, including employer paid health insurance, paid time off, a 401(k) plan with employer matching contributions, and other great benefits.
Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and administer ongoing training programs to ensure successful implementation and advocacy of a NERC compliance culture within Origis Services.
  • Assess, identify and prioritize NERC compliance risks based on federal, national and regional requirements.
  • Recommend content and implementation strategies for Origis Services compliance program initiatives.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) and keep abreast of trends and issues to design, implement, communicate, and administer NERC compliance programs.
  • Provide honest, candid, and timely responses to appropriate and responsible management.
  • Recommend specific action on various NERC compliance matters.
  • Coordinate with Origis Services registered entities to minimize legal and regulatory compliance risks.
  • Prepare and present periodic reports to executives. Coordinate, schedule and implement an ongoing internal self-audit process (ICP program) to ensure continuous audit readiness by the business area.
  • Execute Origis Services' compliance audit preparations, schedules and logistics within the business area upon notification of an official compliance audit from regulatory and reliability entities (FERC, NERC, ISOs, REs).
  • Responsible for successfully leading complex special projects, as assigned.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 5-6+ years of directly related experience.
    • Excellent leadership and project management skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral, written communication and presentation skills (including public speaking).
    • Complete understanding of regulations and policies pertaining to the NERC Compliance Program and the ability to independently implement them in the respective areas.
    • Respectful assertiveness, to ensure compliance requirements are met by GO's (both third party and Company owned), and Origis Services business units while considering the spirit and letter of standards.
    • Demonstrated consensus-building and team-building skills.
    • Ability to be diplomatic and persuasive.
    • Demonstrates ability to establish and maintain a high level of trust and confidence.
    • Exceptional organization and planning skills.
    • Independent decision-making expertise.
    • Ability to analyze information and make sound decisions.
    • Compliance and/or Business Area Experience required.

      Key Attributes for Success

      • Understanding of NERC Standards.
      • Able to work independently.
      • Detail oriented.
      • Able to build programs/teams.
      • Ambition to work in a fluid environment.

        Location - -Austin, TX
        Travel - -Up to 25% travel required as necessary.
        Job Level - -Director - direct reports

Keywords: Origis Services, Austin , Director NERC Compliance, Executive , Austin, Texas

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